Yelm Prairie Christian Center

Pastor Brad & Susie Carlson
Lead Pastors

Brad and Susie came on staff here as Associate/Youth Pastors in 2000 and have been Lead Pastors since 2005.  Brad was raised in Burlington, WA.  He loves reading, especially history and biographies.  He is a voracious football, basketball, and baseball fan. Go Seahawks!  Go Mariners!  Come back home SuperSonics!   Susie was born in Redwing, MN but was raised in Fruitland, ID.  When she moved to Mt. Vernon, WA she met Brad and they married in 1991.  Susie loves people and sharing coffee with friends. They are both involved in ministry. Nathan (18) is a Freshman at Northwest University and Andrew (16) is a Junior at Yelm High School.

Pastor Joseph & Frankie Richardson 
Associate Pastors

Joseph and Frankie are a great team working with students ages 12 through college age, music, and doing anything creative. Joseph was born in Hawaii and grew up in Yelm.  He loves transformers, music, piano, and singing and of course football.  Yes he is a Seahawks fan!  Joseph coaches track and field at Ridgeline Middle School.  He is currently working on his Ministerial License through Berean School of the Bible.  Frankie was born in Federal Way and also grew up in Yelm. Both Frankie and Joseph are Yelm High School graduates.  Frankie does a great job leading worship and she loves spending time with family (especially her nieces and nephews) and friends.  Joseph and Frankie were married September 2, 2011.